Topic: Photography

Kairo vor dem Hintergrund der Pyramiden; Foto: Getty Images/K.Desouki

Marianne Manda's "Der Atem Kairos"

Portraying Cairo's everyday heroes

Cover photo of Peter Sanders' book "Meeting with Mountains. Encounters with the Saints and Sages of the Islamic World" (published by Inspiral Books)

Saints of Islam

Capturing the light of sages

Photojournalist Masrat Zahra (photo: Elisa Rheinheimer)

Kashmir conflict

"An entire people is traumatised"

Iranian photographer and artist Farzaneh Khademian (photo: Farzaneh Khademian)

Iranian artist Farzaneh Khademian's "Peephole"

Women living "life without a life"

Still of an alley in the prostitutes' ghetto Shahr-e No in Tehran before 1980 (source: ROUYDAD24.IR)

Prostitution in the Shah's Iran

Shahr-e No – "the neighbourhood of the sorrowful"

Homepage banner of the Human Rights Festival in Berlin 2021 (source: Human Rights Festival Berlin)

Berlin's Human Rights Film Festival

The Moria Film School – "...and here we are"

View of Tripoli's historic quarter, Libya (source: Facebook/"Corners of Tripoli")

A visual record of Tripoli

Libya's citizen-photographers find beauty in a war zone

Fajrina Razak references the Kaaba: her cube of batik cloth was surrounded by a neon circle, thereby representing the artist's spiritual quest. "This was simply me trying to find my inner self, my individuality. The batik alludes to my Javanese ancestry" (photo: Naima Morelli)

2020 Singapore Art Week

Of spirituality in a contemporary age

Carlos Spottorno; cover of Carlos Spottorno and Guillermo Abril's "La Grieta", published in Spanish by Astiberri Ediciones; Guillermo Abril

Interview with Carlos Spottorno and Guillermo Abril

"The Crack": Europe's identity crisis

The exhibition "Forgotten Enlightenments – Unknown Stories about Islam in Contemporary Art" in Leipzig, Germany (photo: Goethe-Institut/Walther Le Kon)

Global history of ideas – contemporary Muslim art

Enlightenment rediscovered

Martin Kollar's "Field Trip/Israel"; 2009-2011 (photo: Martin Kollar)

Berlin Jewish Museum: Exhibiting "This Place"

A personal take on Israel

Turkish photographer Ara Guler (photo: picture-alliance/AA/I. Terli)

Obituary: Turkish photographer Ara Guler

Chronicler of a bygone age

Mahdi Baraghithi at the Birzeit University exhibition (photo: DW/Sarah Hofmann)

4th Qalandiya International art exhibition

Showing for Palestinian solidarity

Documenting illegal dog fights in Istanbul. An image from the "Control" series, 2015-2016, by Cagdas Erdogan; "A Pillar of Smoke" exhibition (photo: courtesy of the artist)

French festival showcases contemporary Turkish photography

Truths that buck the official discourse

Mosque in Saveh, 1871 (photo: Ali Moujani, Golestan Palace, Tehran)

Historical photographs of Iran

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Into the heart of Shia

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